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Seeing Video of Self Struggling to Breathe Ups CPAP Adherence

July 25, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Viewing the tapes helped convince patients to continue their sleep apnea treatment Read article

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AAIC: Mediterranean Diet May Help Preserve Cognitive Function

July 18, 2017 New studies suggest that adherence to better diet can improve brain function

AAIC: Daily Crosswords Linked to Improved Cognition in Later Life

July 17, 2017 Regular puzzlers score better on tests of cognitive function, researchers find

AAIC: One Social Hour a Week in Dementia Care Improves Lives

July 17, 2017 Good staff training improves patients' quality of life, lowers costs, researchers say

Signs of Long-Term Brain Injury in Blood of Boxers, MMA Fighters

July 14, 2017 Researchers find head injuries from fighting cause brain changes that might spur troubles later in life

Three Lifestyle Interventions May Slow Cognitive Decline

June 23, 2017 Cognitive training, management of hypertension, increased physical activity all help delay decline

Several New Medications in the Pipeline to Prevent Migraine

June 12, 2017 New injectable drugs work by targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide

APSS: Weekend Sleep Changes Adversely Affect Health Outcomes

June 07, 2017 For every hour of shifted sleep, an associated 11.1 percent increase in risk of diagnosed heart disease

Anticoagulation May Help Prevent Dementia in A-Fib Patients

May 15, 2017 Dementia rates up with delays in anticoagulation treatment for atrial fibrillation

Prodromal Intervention Effective for Infants at Risk of Autism

May 11, 2017 'At-risk' infants do better if therapists train parents to communicate more effectively

Evidence Suggests Sodium Guidelines Are Misguided

April 25, 2017 Dietary sodium intake inversely associated with systolic, diastolic blood pressure in long term

AANS: Women Rising in Numbers of U.S. Neurosurgeons

April 25, 2017 Number of female neurosurgeons in academic leadership positions remains low

AAN: SUDEP Incidence 1 in 4,500 Children, 1 in 1,000 Adults/Year

April 25, 2017 Major risk factor for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy is generalized tonic-clonic seizures

AAN: Apomorphine May Shorten ‘Off’ Time for Parkinson’s Patients

April 24, 2017 Study finds apomorphine cuts the time until levodopa kicks in for those with advanced disease

AAN: Early Research Promising for Immunotherapy in MS

April 21, 2017 Investigators employ the relationship between MS and Epstein-Barr virus

AAN: Cannabis-Based Medicine May Help Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

April 19, 2017 Cannabidiol appears to lessen drop seizures for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients